Ernst Haeckel: Sea Anemones 500-Piece Jigsaw Puzzle
Ernst Haeckel (German, 1834–1919)
Actiniae – Seeanemonen
, from Kunstformen der Natur
In the hopes of widening the public’s understanding of naturalism, German biologist Ernst Haeckel published Kunstformen der Natur
(or Art Forms in Nature
) in 1904. The work, equal parts scientific text and artistic endeavor, highlights Haeckel’s particular interest in the symmetries in living forms.
This illustration is from a copy of Kunstformen der Natur
in the Case Book Collection in the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress. The Library holds over 162 million items in almost all media and in more than 470 languages.
WARNING: Choking hazard—small parts. Not suitable for children under 3 years.